About the report
This year’s forecast to 2050 considers the demand shock of the pandemic and the supply shock that came with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and concludes that those developments exert little long-term influence over an energy transition that will be rapid and extensive.
Six Key Highlights
The current energy crisis reinforces a two-speed energy transition in the short term. By 2050, renewables’ share of the global energy mix will exceed 50%, but we are far from reaching the Paris Agreement climate target.
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